Spectrum 25 Awards Winners

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyThe 2018 Spectrum Awards winners have been announced.


  • Gold Award: “Moonrise”, Greg Ruth
  • Silver Award: “ComicBase 2018”, Laurel Blechman
  • “The Night Mare”, Brom
  • “Mixc World Launch”, Victo Ngai
  • “SK2 cosmetics packaging and POP project”, Yuko Shimizu


  • Gold Award: “Serving Fish”, Victo Ngai
  • Silver Award: “The Old Man and the Forest”, Petar Meseldžija
  • “Red Rising”, Tommy Arnold
  • “A Girl & Her Friends”, Wesley Burt
  • “Heading Home”, Gregory Manchess


  • Ugly Cinderwench and the Very Angry Ghost, page 3, Xaviere Daumarie
  • “Kratos”, Erik Gist
  • Shirtless Bear Fighter #4, variant cover, Paolo Rivera

Concept Art

  • Gold Award: “Battlefield Scene”, Wangjie Li
  • Silver Award: “Okoye and Nakia the Dora Milaje”, Anthony Francisco
  • “Transformers 5 Canopy”, Wesley Burt
  • “Ganesh Gangis”, Te Hu
  • “Geisha Interior”, Nick Keller


  • Gold Award: “Octopoid Descending”, Forest Rogers
  • Silver Award: “I’ll Need Entire Cities to Replace You”, Jessica Dalva
  • “Statue of Peace”, Akihito
  • “Cthulhu”, DopePope
  • “Life and Death”, Patrick Masson


  • Gold Award: “My Whereabouts”, Edward Kinsella III
  • Silver Award: “Nothing to See Here”, Tim O’Brien
  • “The Rise”, Yoann Lossel
  • “Sports”, Victo Ngai
  • “Unconventional Way”, Yuko Shimizu


  • Gold Award: “Stasis”, Seb McKinnon
  • Silver Award: “Moaning Wall”, Piotr Jabłoński
  • “Three Color Trilogy: Blue”, Victo Ngai
  • “Vraska, Relic Seeker”, Chris Rahn
  • “Dinosaur Hunter”, Tianhua X


  • Gold Award: “Whirlpool”, Andrew Hem
  • Silver Award: “Tip of the Spear”, Michael MacRae
  • “Dim Stars: Firing Back”, Scott Bakal
  • “Ella Standing Between the Earth and Sky”, Howard Lyon
  • “Star Wars Triptych”, Iain McCaig

Spectrum 2018 Grand Master

  • Claire Wendling

Spectrum 2018 Rising Star

  • Miranda Meeks

Winners were announced at the Spectrum 25 Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2018 at the Brookledge Theater in Los Angeles CA. For images of the nominated and winning art, see the Flesk and Spectrum Fantastic Art blog.

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